Tag Archives: US

Airlines Again!

Back Again: As I mentioned in a previous email, I have been traveling and it once again involved airplane travel. Like so many people that I’ve talked to in recent times, airplane travel is now so painful that many folks choose, either not to go, or to drive. I should have driven! American – US Airways your service has gone down hill. You may become the largest airline in the world, but unless you re-establish your quality service you will fail from the weight of…

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The Robot-Call

I suppose this could be a rant, but I hope I can make it an observation. Maybe not! We’ll see! Election day is tomorrow. My household has been getting call after call from both parties asking for our vote. It was not a personal call from the candidate. It was a robot-call, where a computer dials sequential numbers and a recording comes on form the candidate in a specific race and annoys your peace and quiet with an impersonal request for your vote. I just…

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A Drone Strike

A US/CIA Drone strike into the hinterlands of Pakistan a couple of weeks ago killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban. The Taliban have vowed revenge. What else is new? Since 2003 the Taliban have killed over 17-thousand civilians and nearly 5500 security personnel in Pakistan, yet Pakistan’s leadership continues to allow terrorist cells to live and function in their country. Pakistan’s leaders have condemned the drone attack and at the same time are willing to receive 1.6 Billion dollars in military and economic aid.…

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Let Us Reason Together

Families and friends are being split today into a political environment that mimics the contention before the US civil war and the beliefs between the North and the South. Then, 150-years ago, brother opposed brother and state opposed state in the volatile consideration for the right of slavery. Today it is not the moral or economic issue of slavery. It is a political issue of blind contention. Fortunately it will not develop in a bellicose contention, but it is harmful nonetheless. On one side is…

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